Ref 179023
Grade Main Pay Scale
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From April 2022  to or ASAP 
Closing Date 07/02/2022
Goosnargh Lane , Goosnargh , Preston , Lancashire , PR3 2BN
Tel: 01772 865396
School website:
Roll: 195
The governors of Goosnargh Oliverson’s Church of England Primary School are looking to appoint an excellent class teacher to join our friendly and dedicated team. Initially in year 4, the successful applicant will be confident and flexible enough to teach across the primary age range, including year 6.

Oliverson’s is a happy and exciting place to learn, currently catering for 195 wonderful children between the ages of 4 to 11, it also benefits from an on-site nursery. The school is situated in a rural setting with an outstanding outdoor space. Oliverson’s has an excellent reputation locally and boasts a strong family feeling; learning with joy, love and laughter is at the heart of all that we do. Parents are incredibly supportive and our children are keen to learn. 

We promote a broad curriculum and value the talents in our children in all areas from maths and reading to gardening and “people” skills. You will be joining a team with a “can do” ethos; working alongside wonderful, fun-loving colleagues who have positive mindsets and a will to do their best for children, families and each other. We are seeking someone who proactively wants to learn from, but also add, to this already successful team.

We offer;
  • Excellent peer support and professional development
  • A wonderful environment that enriches the curriculum
  • Supportive governors and families
  • Children who enjoy school and who 
  • An interesting and exciting view of the curriculum

    The closing date for this post is Monday 7th February 12.00pm and successful candidates will be contacted before the end of Wednesday 9th February.

    Interviews will be held on Wednesday 23rd February. 

    Goosnargh Oliverson’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

    The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

    Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

    More Information can be found at
  • Essential Qualifications
  • Qualified teacher status (teaching degree or equivalent)
  • Experience of working in Key Stage 2 (Experience can relate to teaching practice for NQT)

  • Desirable Qualifications
  • First Aid

  • Essential Experience
  • The qualities of a capable and effective teacher with evidence of excellent teaching
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues
  • A sense of perspective, a good communicator and has a sense of humour
  • Flexibility
  • Experience of planning for other adults in the classroom

  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    For further information or an informal chat with the Headteacher, contact the school on 01772 865396. Alternatively, to book a tour of the school, contact Mr Everitt or Mrs Rhodes in the school office.

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Application form attached. Please return completed applications to:

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.